Aisle Seat with Julie Schuster is a weekly thematic radio program that incorporates songs from Broadway, film scores, opera, and classical music.
October 31: This is Halloween – Spend your Halloween evening with Julie! Browse at the Little Shop of Horrors; grab some dinner at Mrs. Lovett’s Pie Shop; hop into the shower at the Bates Motel; hang out with Count Dracula and the Munsters; drink some Beetlejuice and do a little Danse Macabre; and spend A Night on Bald Mountain. Want to get in the Halloween Spirit early? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
October 24: Muny Monster Mash – Muny Kids and Teens share their costume plans for Halloween and some of their favorite spooky music on this special episode. Plus, Julie shares monstrous songs of villainy from movies, Broadway, and classical music!
October 17: Falling for Autumn – As peak fall color approaches here in Missouri, it’s time to delve into the season of pumpkins, crunching leaves. warm spicy drinks, and the bittersweet feeling of the year slowly slipping away. Just like snuggling into a favorite sweater, Julie plays all your fall favorites from classical music, Broadway, jazz, and the movies. Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
October 10: Libra – Were you born between September 22 and October 23? You’re a Libra! Franz Liszt, Julie Andrews, Yo-Yo Ma, George Gershwin, Giuseppe Verdi and Howard Shore were all born under the seventh astrological sign in the Zodiac. Julie will share music from these Virgo composers and musicians, plus related pieces! Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
October 3: A Novel Experience – October is National Book Month, so Julie will feature music from book-based Broadway shows, scores from films based on novels, and classical music pieces inspired by literature. Enjoy selections from Big River (Huckleberry Finn); The Color Purple; Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (War and Peace); Sense and Sensibility, The Book Thief, and more. Check out this episode for great reads on the radio! Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
September 26: Play Ball! (rebroadcast) – Ya gotta have heart when it comes to baseball season! The Cardinals are close to clinching a wild card spot in the playoffs, so this week’s episode features baseball music from movies, TV, and Broadway. (Whatever Fredbird wants, Fredbird gets.) Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
September 19: Virgo – Were you born between August 22 and September 22? You’re a Virgo! Leonard Bernstein, Hans Zimmer, Amy Beach, Gustav Holst, Zendaya, Hildur Guðnadóttir, and Maurice Jarre were all born under the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac. Julie will share music from these Virgo composers and musicians, plus related pieces, on this episode. Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
September 12: You Gotta Have Art! – The St. Louis Art Fair is happening right outside our studios this weekend, so Julie will share classical pieces inspired by artistic works. Established exhibiting artists include Camille Saint-Saëns, Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Ottorino Respighi. Relative newcomers are songs from Sunday in the Park with George, soundtrack selections from Girl with a Pearl Earring, a guitar version of “Vincent” by Don McClean, and even a Coldplay tune. Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
September 5: Happy Labor Day! Aisle Seat will not air this week, due to the Classic 107.3 Countdown.
August 29: School Daze – School is back in session for most students… time to celebrate! Julie will feature songs from Broadway musicals, including The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown; movies, including Dead Poet’s Society and A Beautiful Mind; and school-related music from classical composers. Plus, music that’s perfect for studying! Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
August 22: Once Upon a Time – Many composers and creators have been inspired by fairy tales: familiar stories about magical and imaginary beings and lands. Julie will share some of her favorites on this enchanted episode. Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
August 15: Leo – Were you born between July 22 and August 23? Grrrrr…. you’re a Leo! So was Claude Debussy, Koji Kondo, Alexander Glazunov, Antonio Salieri, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and James Horner. Julie shares music from these Leo composers and musicians, plus works connected to aspects of this astrological sign. Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
August 8: Dog Days of Summer – Intense Heat. Drought. Fever. Severe storms. Mad dogs. Bad Luck. These are the hallmarks of the “Dog Days of Summer”, happening now. Julie will play music from musicals and movies, plus classical pieces shown to soothe your savage beasties. Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.
August 1: Warner Bros. – From the first “talking picture” to the current day, Warner Bros. Studios has left a lasting mark on the entertainment industry. Jack L. Warner, the president and driving force behind the studios, was born August 2, so on this episode Julie will share music from Warner Bros. movies, musicals, and yes… cartoons! Did you miss it? Listen on SoundCloud HERE.